Fashion Snoops hires Michael Fisher as trend director for menswear and lifestyle

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Fashion Snoops hired former Stylesight menswear editor Michael Fisher as the new trend director for menswear and lifestyle.

Teaming up

Bushmills Irish Whiskey and Bodega collaboration

Elise Diamantini: Limited-edition collaborations add up at retail.

History repeating

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In menswear, the heritage trend is about authenticity, both real and perceived. Elise Diamantini talks to retailers about how they’re cashing in.

Fashion on the Richter Scale

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John Jones: As more men’s apparel stores bet on the contemporary customer for growth, it seems fitting that The Museum at FIT will present the exhibition Youthquake! The 1960s Fashion Revolution, this spring.

Made in America: Foreign Appeal

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Shoppers across the globe show interest in MIA. By Jillian Sprague American art and fashion have long had admirers abroad. More recently, some American brands that produce domestically have experienced sales growth in foreign nations. But do international retailers truly seek out brands because they’re made in the U.S.? Or are American-made goods simply trending […]

Contemporary trend forecast: Rugged revival

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Americana, heritage, workwear…those were the buzzwords in the contemporary market for 2010. Older brands reinvented themselves and became new again and all the downtown cool kids picked up on it (Barbour or Red Wing, anyone?). And look at all the collaborations between traditional brands and contemporary stores. It happened on all levels of retail, from […]